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When monitoring hospitalized COVID-19 patients, both critically ill and noncritically ill, to prevent Stenotrophomonas or other secondary infections or fungal infections, when should prophylactic antibiotics be administered?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on September 8, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2:12 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

How often do COVID-19 patients have a secondary bacterial infection? What is the role of antibiotics in these patients?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on August 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 03:19 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Would you recommend that a patient who has a negative antibody test after receiving two vaccine doses should have a booster dose?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on August 11, 2021

   Estimated Time: 02:07 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

Managing Secondary Fungal Infections in COVID-19 Patients

This webinar discussed how to manage common secondary fungal infections commonly seen in COVID-19 patients.  Webcast Recorded on Tuesday, July 27, 2021

   Estimated Time: 1:00:59 min Clinical presentations, Coinfections, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Methylprednisolone and 60 Days in Hospital Survival in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pneumonia

From Critical Care Explorations . In this study, the authors found that low-dose methylprednisolone was associated with reduced mortality if given greater than 7 days from onset of symptoms, and no additional benefit greater than 14 days; high dose was associated with higher ...

   Estimated Time: 27:10 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Coronavirus Disease 2019 as Cause of Viral Sepsis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors report that that majority of coronavirus disease 2019 patients hospitalized in the ICU meet Sepsis-3 criteria and present infection-associated organ dysfunction. 

   Estimated Time: 47:42 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

COVID-19 Persistent and Recurrent Symptoms

Viral Shedding and complications with data interpretations; Case presentation from Concord Hospital - Laconia. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content. Curriculum Topic:  Infectious Complications & Management of COVID-19 Infection / Nosocomial

   Estimated Time: 56:58 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, STOP VIRUS, Virology

Infectious Complications of COVID-19; Infection Control in COVID-19

Infection Control and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) during COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.  Curriculum Topic:  Infectious Complications & Management of COVID-19 Infection / Nosocomial

   Estimated Time: 58:35 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, STOP VIRUS

Pharmacotherapy in Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Risk of Secondary Infections: A Single-Center Case Series and Narrative Review

From Critical Care Explorations . The authors sought to evaluate the impact of pharmacologic approach to coronavirus disease 2019 within the ICU on secondary infections and clinical outcomes.

   Estimated Time: 30:18 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

What are the long-term effects of COVID-19?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on June 9th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 08:19 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Post COVID-19

Can you address some of the issues regarding the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines being prothrombotic in pregnancy?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on June 9th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 02:13 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, OB/GYN, Vaccines

What do you recommend when you are consulted about a patient in the emergency department who is suspected of having COVID-19?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on June 9th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 01:27 min Clinical presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Tocilizumab for the Treatment of Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia in Critically Ill Patients: Trendy or Tried-and-True?

This resource details an the usage of tocilizumab as a treatment for severe COVID-19. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 05:20 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies

Letter to the Editor: Less Lumping and More Splitting: Why We Should Not Call COVID Sepsis

From Critical Care Medicine . This Letter to the Editor is in response to an editorial by Shappell et al. entitled “Does Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Cause Sepsis?”

   Estimated Time: 04:24 min Coronavirus, COVID-19

Comparison of Circulating Immune Cells Profiles and Kinetics Between Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Bacterial Sepsis

From Critical Care Medicine .  In this article the authors present a longitudinal analysis of the immune response in coronavirus disease 2019 patients, its correlation with outcome, and comparison between severe coronavirus disease 2019 patients and septic patients. They conc...

   Estimated Time: 19:03 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

A High Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio Is Associated With Increased Morbidity and Mortality in Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019

From Critical Care Explorations .  This study aimed to evaluate the prognostic potential of admission neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in patients admitted to the medical ICU with coronavirus disease 2019. The authors concluded that the neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio at the time of h...

   Estimated Time: 08:55 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

How have sepsis protocols or bundles been used in COVID-19 patients and what is the best way to navigate these bundles, especially regarding fluids?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on April 14th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 01:31 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

When should a bacterial superinfection be suspected in COVID-19 patients?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on April 14th, 2021

   Estimated Time: 02:32 min Coinfections, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Post-COVID-19: Considerations From ICU to Discharge (Infographic)

This infographic covers pearls on how to mitigate post-COVID-19: from ICU to discharge. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 2:00 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Post COVID-19

Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC): What Can Be Done in and after the ICU to Lower the Risk of "Long COVID"?

This webinar panel discussed ways to mitigate the risk of post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC) in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The panelists and attendees participated in an interactive discussion format with case presentations, polling, and given access to a downloadable...

   Estimated Time: 1:14:31 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Post COVID-19